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NextiraOne Recognized as Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational Authorized Technology Provider Partner
[March 26, 2012]

NextiraOne Recognized as Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational Authorized Technology Provider Partner

Mar 26, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- NextiraOne announced today that it has achieved TelePresence Video Master Multinational Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation recognizes NextiraOne as having completed a minimum of four TelePresence Video Master Host ATP and Master Satellite ATP Programs in authorized countries to sell, deploy and support Cisco TelePresence Video Master products and solutions throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

The Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational ATP Program is focused on providing a new way of working in which everyone, everywhere can be more productive through face-to-face collaboration with Cisco TelePresence Video solutions. A Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational ATP Partner understands global commerce delivery and logistics and has trained resources within the region to develop multinational opportunities for TelePresence. It has established depth of knowledge and skill in deploying the entire Cisco video portfolio, which comprises single- and triple-screen Cisco TelePresence units, custom TelePresence suites, and infrastructure solutions utilizing Centre of Excellence demonstration capabilities to accelerate opportunities. Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational ATP Partners possess deep networking and advanced Cisco Unified Communications expertise, regional coverage, and a strong and mature services practice. "We are delighted to have achieved the distinction of meeting the requirements to become a Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multi-National Partner," said Georges Karystineos, Partner Alliances Director at NextiraOne. "Cisco's video and collaboration technologies are an extremely high quality offering delivering real benefits to businesses. Our teams across Europe have worked extremely hard to acquire the skills required by Cisco to be able to design, deliver and support these systems for our customers as a multinational partner and across all our countries in EMEAR. This success is the result of the dedication and commitment shown by all our teams." "The Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Program is designed to enable partners to take advantage of the tremendous market opportunities ahead -- not only in the TelePresence space but also in the overall collaboration market," said Richard McLeod, senior director of collaboration for worldwide channels at Cisco. "As a Cisco TelePresence Video Master Multinational ATP Partner, NextiraOne has made an investment in the regional sales, technical and services capabilities needed to deliver the industry's most comprehensive and interoperable Cisco TelePresence Video portfolio. Cisco values the commitment and expertise that NextiraOne has demonstrated to drive regional customer opportunities for TelePresence." The Cisco Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) Program is part of the Cisco go-to-market strategy for collaboration technologies. The program helps Cisco to define the knowledge, skills and services that channel partners need to successfully sell, deploy and support a collaboration technology.

"This is an outstanding accomplishment which demonstrates our ability to develop expertise in this market," added Georges Karystineos. "This is an important step in developing a solid Video/TelePresence practice across Europe with a full set of managed services and driving the Collaboration business jointly between Cisco and NextiraOne on an international level." About Cisco TelePresence and Video Collaboration Solutions Cisco TelePresence and video collaboration solutions provide lifelike high-definition conferencing facilities with superior audio and video, allowing participants to meet their colleagues, customers and business partners across a virtual table. Participants can enjoy a same-room meeting experience, even if they are located in different locations around the world. Participants can also meet more often and enjoy more productive sessions, helping to improve business interactions while potentially building stronger customer relationships, accelerating sales cycles, improving project management and forming tighter integration with remote offices.

About NextiraOne NextiraOne is an international company that designs, installs, maintains and supports business solutions and communications services for over 60,000 private and public sector customers. Using its expertise in leading-edge communications, including data centres, contact centres, unified communications, secure network infrastructures and managed services, NextiraOne helps its customers to transform their organisations, making the complex simple.

Headquartered in Paris, NextiraOne has a direct sales and service presence in 16 countries across Europe and the USA, with more than 4,300 employees including 2,500 qualified service experts, and an annual revenue totalling around one billion euros in 2010.

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